African Union takes stock as livestock farming initiative ends
Posted by Patricia Lumba on 14 June 2023 8:35 AM CAT
Source: James Wanzala, Standard Media
Africa’s lifeblood is largely dependent on livestock farming, providing livelihoods, food security, and income opportunities for its populace.
At the heart of recognising this immense potential was the African Union’s Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) that since 2017, embarked on a journey with the Sustainable Development of Livestock for Livelihoods in Africa (Live2Africa) project.
This transformative initiative was poised to revolutionise the livestock sector, fostering sustainable development and empowering communities across the continent. Live2Africa focused on addressing the key challenges faced by livestock farmers, improving productivity, enhancing market access, and promoting environmentally friendly practices.Read More